Huawei Honor 8 to hit shelves 1 August
Chinese telecommunications regulatory authority TENAA unveils details of the Huawei Honor Note 8
Chinese smartphone manufacturer, Huawei, is teasing its fans with the release of its Huawei Honor 8 this August in China.
Chinese telecommunications regulatory authority TENAA unveiled details of the handset, and with its 6.6-inch screen, Huawei calls it a phablet. Reports have also suggested that the phablet is meant to compete with the 6.44-inch Xiaomi Mi Max, which has been well received in China.
Furthermore, the large screen will feature a 2,560 x 1,440 resolution OLED display, plus further rumours suggest it will be powered by Huawei's Kirin 955 SoC and an Octa-core 2.5GHz processor and will run Android 6.0 Marshmallow.
Other features will include a 4GB RAM, and with 64GB of storage which can be expanded to 128GB through a MicroSD card slot, plus a 13MP rear camera, an 8MP selfie snapper, a 4,400mAh battery and a fingerprint scanner on the rear, revealed the TENAA.
Rumours also suggest Huawei will release another version of the device too, however it will be slightly cheaper.